Harnessing DBT For Enhanced Productivity

Harnessing DBT For Enhanced Productivity

There’s no question: the last few years have been challenging. We’ve experienced the worst global pandemic in modern history. We’ve seen empty store shelves and lived under the threat of a worldwide recession. We’ve faced soaring inflation at home and the outbreak of...

Rejection Sensitivity: A Guide

Rejection Sensitivity: A Guide

Rejection sensitivity is when someone is highly reactive to the mere hint of being turned down. It often stems from childhood, where a lack of attuned care from parents or caregivers can set a pattern for expecting rejection. This expectation primes people to misread...

Fighting Trauma with Mindfulness

Fighting Trauma with Mindfulness

I just had the best coffee ever, well so far this month! Yum, coffee. The perfect temperature, rich but not overboard. The pumpkin flavor twirled perfectly with the melted caramel and mocha. Usually, during the Fall, I like to focus on my senses of smell and taste....

Mind, Body, and Sleep: Integrating DBT Skills for Recharged Living

Mind, Body, and Sleep: Integrating DBT Skills for Recharged Living

Sleep plays a crucial role in supporting your overall health and well-being. A good night’s rest can improve your concentration and productivity, reduce your risk of heart disease, protect you against diabetes, and strengthen your immune system. However, in the US one...

Using DBT Skills to Cope with Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Using DBT Skills to Cope with Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Anxiety and panic attacks have been on the rise in the past few years. The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) reports that anxiety affects 6.8 million Americans today. The same report also found that around 6 million Americans have experienced panic...

My Five Easy Stress Relief Strategies

My Five Easy Stress Relief Strategies

Stress is a natural response that motivates you to do well. For example, on busy days when my list of appointments exceeds my mental capacity, stress keeps me alert and helps me fulfill my obligations. But leaving our stress unaddressed can stop us from realizing our...

Write for Us!

Write for Us!

  Did You Know We Have A Blog? You're looking at it right now! We created a blog for DBTSelfHelp.com so we can keep our visitors up to date on mental health, share first-person stories, and write in-depth about using DBT skills. Now we are looking to fill it with...

Introducing the New & Improved DBTSelfHelp.com

Introducing the New & Improved DBTSelfHelp.com

You may notice some major changes here at DBTSelfHelp.com. No, you're not lost. We're the same site, the same free Dialectical Behavior Therapy resource, but with an all-new look. Our site was created in 2001 by Lisa Dietz, a DBT graduate. This is the first major site...

Effectively Use Skills by Brent Menninger

Effectively Use Skills by Brent Menninger

Today’s focus is on being effective. Rather than emphasizing the end result, concentrate on conducting yourself effectively, which focuses on the most productive process, your choice to use skillful means. What works, in this sense, is a focus on continually developing skills and connecting to reality.